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    February 14, 2013
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family. doesn't work in 1,000 miles, maybe we'll keep going. see you next time. so long! [applause]
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ethan
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developing right now -- the final stand of an accused killer of four. including two police officers. at this hour, new details on the end of the ten- day revenge spree by a fugitive, officer. index of so here crown four or basham
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was there second car.
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next on kron4 news at five. an assassination plot against a bay area state what police say motivated and breaking news. answers in the manhunt for a fugitive ex cop. investigators have now compared his dental records breaking news right now at just minutes ago, sheriff's investigators confirmed christopher doerner's at the scene of a fiery dorner had been wanted in a and -- developing right now new tonight -- kron-4 i'm pam moore -- rob home -- where police say but first -- maureen kelly he stated that he was a trained sniper and his email detailed in a rather that he possessed and
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state senator leland yee email four weeks ago.and alerted the chp's threat investigators were able to trace the email and say the author.is everett basham.who it was at basham's home in santa clara that bomb making materials were found.as well because of his efforts to close loopholes in the state's assault weapon ban. the author of that particular email stated that if i did not cease efforts to deal with gun violence failed at his attempts in we are planning to carry the there was a threat or not makes out resolve a lot everett basham is expected to be arraigned tomorrow afternoon for making a threat against a public offic1al as well as for a number of other charges related to the illegal items seized at his home. maureen the search is ongoning at house in sankron4's rob fladebos if there was a moment when something could go wrong, more than a few observers held their breath. a kind of 'hurtlocker' moment, if you full body armour, transferred the volatile materials from evert basham's home to a steel- reinforced bomb transport trailer parked in the a bit more slowly this time, as a yellow package, about the size of a basketball, 'a handful' of 'useable, ready explosive devices, was placed inside the trailer. aided by the f.b.i and a.t.f., the bomb techs spent like these and pales of other materials found in the home. investigators wouldn't say what, if anything, was found in a search of a second home in nearby sunnyvale. much of the work on thursday was
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conducted behind these tarps. the bomb techs were also said to be wary of of, but had not traps in the house. out of concern exploding the neighborhood in harm's way, this was what a surveillance camera across the street from the suspect's house captured on tuesday when the bomb squad dug a hole in thesome suspicious chemicals. neighbors have grown weary are nonetheless pleased the swat team and bomb squad the newly uncovered threat yee -- not the first. last year -- he received this fax -- and a death threat after he condemned another death threat -- when he tried to uncover perks former alaska governor sarah palin received for speaking university fundraiser. this is a live look at the that has been stuck at sea for several days without power. more than 4-thousand deplorable conditions. kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story and on the ships arrival this we are starting to get a clearer image of what life has been like on the wounded cruise ship, and it's not a pretty picture. kron 4's charles clifford is live for apparently after the ship lost power, sewage started leaking onto the floors.. this is a picture of what appears to be raw sewage soaked into the floors. passengers, like this guy, had to start using these red biohazard bags for going to the bathroom. working, people have had to leave the bags in the hallways. also, the smell is
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reportedly terrible so passengers have been living and sleeping on the deck of the ship, these are pictures of beds set up along the walkways. this is a shot from the deck where blankets have been drapped across the railing to make shade for people.
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it was just last summer that oscar asturias was a making history asamputee the first double amputeetrack athlete to compete at the olympics. he has been charged with murdering his girlfriendnow
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the man beloved in his both lexus been amputated now he's accused of murder and his girlfriend never said it will cut to the sound of screaming and shouting on a young woman did die on the scene press stories has been dating readjusting camp she was an up-and-coming model and was due to be on a tv show the story stunned a nation
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that considered the man a national hero. he earned the nickname blade runner there have been pleading previous domestic incidents at their home he went into full combat mode after hearing the sound of the washing machine he will will go to court friday for a bill here. chess reavis she was weeding her plans for valentine's day. a day for a loaf for everyone to speaking today on empowerment of women. new tonight. a student was killed after
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eight came of a dice and element to apparently killed after a school campus game of dice. just hours ago, kron4's haaziq madyun was there -- when the victim's family spoke out for the first time for his life to be a"he had a positive attitude writ from us is faire harper he us is heartbreaking" his name is true beyond fosterfamily and friends of the 18 years trevion foster are row devistated in the wake of the shooting death of the 18-year-old san leandro residentwho played football for mclymonds high school in oakland before graduating with honors last year "he was a football student, he was a college student. he was a very positive manhe was going to make something of himself trevion's body was foundgame of dice, something a close friend finds hard to believe "if it was dice
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"there is no reason" in san leandro haaziq madyun kron4news more details now on the deadly school campus shooting.hillside elementary school was closed today following the incident.which happened wednesday night around 8:45pm.investigators with the alameda county sheriff's department.combed the campus through the morning searching for evidence.no suspects have been named in this case temperatures tried now it is warmouth there were 72 degrees in downtown san cisco 64 degrees just how one do we get this afternoon i hide in north bay napa at 68 degrees santa
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rosa getting up to 69 degrees san francisco getting up to 69 degrees. san jose a south bay he got in the '70s more sunshine tomorrow will be back with more whether a little bit [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on for two whole years. from at&t. call to get u-verse tv starting at just $19 a month with our triple-play bundle.
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crown for crews are on the way. accused cop killer
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christopher dormer had two hostages and tied them up and took their car. there were surprised by. he was in the upstairs part we had come into the living room and he yelled state, he start running after her up the staircase the cabin will dornan did die this included
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audio recordings with somebody yelling and swearing. he made references to burning the cabin down. coming up new and upcoming security flaw in that i phone 5 in the the hacker discovered anyone how anyone could get around a lot i phoned five. here is a closer look at exactly what is happening. the latest software for the eye from the cane pulp in january the
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eighth set hat tissue around the security of the phone and then you have full access. you can get into messages and e-mail's the photo gallery is also on locked you have to perform eight steps with perfect timing. it's tricky but it can be done with practice but it took me 15 minutes to pack into the phone. this is troubling what is apple sang about this apple takes
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security very seriously thinking gave that is the update lots of sunshine for today not a single cloud in this guy. oakland year at 72 degrees 67 for san jose vallejo mid-60s downtown san francisco you're about 64 degrees what we expecting for tonight clear skies pretty mild not foggy, the weekend we cool things down temperature was it stays dry
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for your holiday weekend would talk about that and your 7 day forecast. all this sunshine today and tomorrow and in the weekend. overnight lows tomorrow morning 47 in downtown san francisco sunday 42 for sunday that mid '60s for san francisco warm once again to tamara said he looks good sunday monday a cool down rain on monday. coming up next the birth of a whale.
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damages sought but the chip this and then on and see about 16 hours they tried to get the passengers off more quickly but it would be
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several hours before the passengers can all get off. more than 4000 people above the carnival tram onshore carnival has a small army of workers but there was another setback thursday afternoon when the tug lines the towlines for the tug boat broke. the ship left galveston tx 44 day cruise on sunday there was a fire in the engine room passengers are providing more details of squalor some
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are looking on the bright side images have a lobster salad for lunch people are very excited iran and the coast guard had to drop off more supplies. there will be a customs clearance before everyone will be able to leave the issue this several cost that the custom work customs works that have to be done upon arrival. as the ship gets closer some people are making the best were the worst of the situation. some people have to transfer to another ship
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the safest thing was to do just what they did was to towboat and they had to airlift the woman off the ship that was suffering from a stroke hopefully there's a valentine's day reunion for a lot of the passengers. have others come down with any illnesses on the ship how are they plan on compensating these vacationers. the person needed dialysis at a pre- existing medical condition. we're kind of hearing both
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sides of people being upset as well as others passengers try to make the best of it. carnival has refunded this trip as well as on board purchases and they're getting $500 to each passenger on the boat live from alabama as the ship comes in to shore. there some unsettling images from twitter face book and associated press and cnn the biggest problem is that ross the which was backing up one to the ship here in the hallway in the interior of a share people had to use the
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red biohazard bag to go to the bathroom. the relieving the backs sitting in the hallway and that was leaving a terrible smell. people are sleeping on the exterior of the ship. their blankets spread across railings people have been camping out on the deck to get out away from the smell. president obama was in atlanta today. part of his road trip - to push his initiatives for his second term. he says he wants to make preschool available to all 4-year-olds. he visited a childhood education center and joked that he had to be home at the white house tonight -- in time for a valentine's day date with his wife. tomorrow the president will
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be traveling again -- this time in his hometown of chicago. the president is not happy about the fact that a confirmation vote for chuck hagel as defense secretary has been delayed. hagel is a former republican senator and a decorated vietnam veteran. filibuster fell two votes short. republicans are holding up the confirmation -- while demanding information on how the administration handled the attack on the u.s. diplomatic mission indemocrats call the hold-up "tragic." just in -- we are getting
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unedited were retiring after 18 months on the job he said he can't wait to get back to his california home. are first look at what type of health plans people can expect under the affordable care act. there will be four types of standard benefits offered through a california health exchange. the first -- platinum -- in which 90-percent of the costs are paid by the plan -- 10 percent are paid out of pocket. next -- gold -- in which 80 percent of health costs are covered. then -- silver -- 70-30 split. and the lowest -- bronze -- 40 percent of costs for that a variety of companies will be offering the plans
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starting in 20-14 -- when to be insured. now for today's market update. sounds like it will not be hearing much from the pope when he retires he said he will remain hidden in retirement. he will attend a monastery in rome is not a major reason for the pope's decision to step down february 14th is valentine's day. people who would like a poster pictures you can log on to a crown for
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your car looking lot for pictures are a home loss seven shot people were shot in san jose. a man and a woman we will have a live report coming up for you. now for today's market of the this slowdown in europe's economy the dow
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fell nine. the bassett was a point to 1.378. american airlines and u-s airways announced their plans to merge-- but it will be months, if not years, before passengers see any the 11-billion dollar airlines for quite some time. american's parent company, a-m-r corp.-- is still under bankruptcy protection. u-s airways shareholders will also have to vote for a merger. then the department of transportation and the justice department must approve the deal. billionaire warren buffett is getting into the condiment business. buffet's company teamed up with investment group 3-g capital to buy ketchup maker heinz. the takeover has to be approved by heinz shareholders and is worththe all-cash deal offers shareholders a little over
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72-dollars a share. although heinz is known for ketchup-- they also makes a variety of sauces, canned goods and frozen foods. jobless claims fell to 341- thousand last week-- that's down from 368-thousand the week before. economists were expecting the number to be higher. but it's not necessarily a sign that the job market is improving. they say last week's numbers may have been distorted by the massive snowstorm that pounded several states. overall, claims have come down from where they were a year ago, but the improvement has been gradual. happy valentine's day lookit that pretty sign today we are looking at a another one dead how warm do we get for today. napa getting up to 68
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degrees south san jose you're the one spot you got up to 73 today 69 for santa rosa, sunnyvale 65 degrees clear skies this evening not expecting any fog tomorrow morning cooler conditions for the weekend it will be dry showers possibly for tuesday and wednesday wins are flowing from land to coast given us the warmer conditions. los for tomorrow morning 47 is
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will be the low tomorrow morning sunnyvale 42 vallejo 43 santa rosa now, he'll be 38 and 37 degrees look adele's also seventies 74 santa clara lots of sunshine you need your sunglasses and sunscreen union city upper '60s fairfield you should get to about 70 degrees 74 santa rosa 69 degrees in downtown san francisco oakland meese 70 will be a high tamara
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enjoy the warmth tomorrow sunday into monday thing starts to cool them dry but cooler to stay in whence they were looking at changes possibly rain early in the day. here's ostlers snow bomb scare report no new fresh powder saratov base for 90 in. kirkland 106 in. developing renown aspirate developing the size of a football field because the
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terms this is a very close encounter with this asteroid would like to think that the mood is close to us. it's almost a quarter million miles away the highest satellites up their communication and gps satellites so where is this * at about 17,000 mi. it
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took the step the astro be traveling 18,000 mi. per hour. that really would not be enough to harm the or scientists have been tracking this * for more than 2 million mi. even though this is our very close call. we have a preview of what's new at the box office of "die hard."
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carl azuz has a preview in but the ethnic this thing that they had gone to was unclear sudden becomes augusta of dissent of this and hoghe travels to moscow to help his elusive son, jack. but he doesn't know jack is actually a c-i-a operative tsks working to stop a nuclear the if i think from a brick as is not
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so she sees her allergist who has a receptionist susan, who sees that she's due for a mammogram. mary has one that day. that's when she finds out she has a tumor. she has a successful surgery and because her health provider has an amazing connected system, she has her life. i don't know what you have but i have kaiser permanente. kaiser permanente. thrive. weapons heist.
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the fifth installment in the "die hard" franchise is rated r. just in time for valentine's day, nicholas sparks' novel, "safe haven," is coming to the big screen. a young woman, played by julianne hough,starts a new life in a small north carolina town. she reluctantly falls for a widower, who helps her confront her mysterious past. "safe haven" is rated pg-13. a different sort of romance is also in theaters this weekend. in "beautiful creatures," ethan falls for lena, a newcomer to his small town. but she faces a history of family secrets and a curse looming ahead of her 16th birthday, when she may be claimed by dark forces.
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with the same great price for two years. plus now get two times the internet speed than before. it's a triple-play bundle that's hard to beat -- same great price, two whole years, price promise. [ female announcer ] that has a nice ring to it. [ male announcer ] only from at&t. ♪ [ male announcer ] only from at&t.
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(male announer) live from the bay area's news station, kron 4 news starts now with a developing story. >>pam: right now, this is a live picture. that has been stranded at sea. this cruise ship nightmare
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is almost over. ship is called a " triumph ". what an ordeal it has been! with a 4 day cruise the electricity went out and the beanstalk at sea. just less than 33 mi. from alabama. it has been out to sea for one week deplorable conditions some have not had electricity. we will start our team coverage. sarah? >> reporter: it will probably take at least a couple more hours before it gets here.
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>> i promise you that i will have a nice warm blanket for you when i pick you up from that ship. >> on the shore, this is a small army awaiting these people but there was another setback on thursday. take coast guard official says a stopped off the coast of alabama because of a broken towline attached to one of the boats towing the vessel. the petty officer says the ship will be "dead in the water" as the tugboat with the broken line is replaced with another vessel. there's no word on how long that will take. before the towline broke, the ship and the 4,000-plus passengers and crew were expected to arrive at the mobile cruise terminal late tonight. getting closer to land, they are providing more details of the squalor and frustration. >> we were told to go to the bathroom in plastic bags and put out in the hallway. >> some are on the bright
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side. as we're finishing off the food. we had a seafood sandwich. >> the seafood sandwich was a welcome relief. >> speeding up the arrivals and preparations. when that ship gets here. carnival said that this is a very dangerous sick to wage and and they have the safest thing to which to bring this right back. this is dangerous -- situation. >>pam:continuing our team coverage. on the cruise ship nightmare.
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kron'4 charles clifford is live in the newsroom. he has been monitoring all the photos and tweets passengers have taken onboard the ship. charles, what have passengers been saying? >> reporter: let me show you what they are dealing with some children sleeping on mattresses in the hallway. getting out of the rooms and this mattress set up in the hallway. these are pins that are a eye-catching raw sewage those visions with catching people have been sleeping out on the deck because of the older .. odor.. and it is a bit disgusting with the sewage in the hallway. more images,
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no later, charles clifford, kron 4 news. >>pam >>pam:on to a developing story- right now san jose police is currently investigating a deadly shooting in east san jose. it happened on bermuda avenue. police say a male and female have been shot to death this afternoon you can see police arresting this man. kron4 crews are on the way. we'll have the latest atnew at six. >> happening now -- a former middle school student filed a lawsuit against a teacher, school principal and the mount diablo unified school
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district. she's claiming that the sexual abuse could have been prevented if the principal and school district had responded to multiple complaints about cottrell. the former student. now 18. says she met her former teacher andrew cottrell in middle school -- this is his photo. but alleges the abuse happened when she was in high school. cottrell was convicted on child molestation charges and is now serving a nine- year prison sentence. >> a san francisco state senator threatened with assassination. today leland yee speaks out about the menacing email he received that he says was because of his gun control legislation. >> four weeks ago, i received an explicit threat to the author of that said that he stated that if i do not cease efforts to deal with gun violence that he
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would assassinate me. in or around the capital. he stated that he was a trained sniper. and this was a rather specific detailed we with specific weapons that he possesses. in exactly how was going to kill me. neither this threat, or any other threats will deter me to issue gun violence. >> yee is working on legislation that close the loophole which allows the sale of weapons with magazines that can be reloaded quickly using a simple button. here you can see the man investigators say is the author of that email. everett basham will be arraigned tomorrow afternoon for threatening a public official for the explosive material found at his home. >> in santa clara, the search of everett basham's home continues for a third straight day. this is video of the bomb squad loading what the chp says is a 'handful' of 'explosive devices' into a trailer, as the bomb technicians carefully lowered a yellow
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basketball-sized package into a steel-reinforced chamber. the search teams found jugs of chemicals and other materials that were being analysed on scene behind tarps set up on the street. 'complete' and 'ready for use.' what the bomb squad told me was that on like this substance is the account earlier which were incomplete they were in the process of being completed and finished. these items were completed and ready to use. that would be the difference. between implementation weather they were planning on doing these. >> any of these chemicals, the precursors are bad stuff. it is not what we typical flight at a human permits for, like home depot. we usually find one that is a legitimate use but
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not for residential purposes >> investigatiors have not disclosed exactly what those materials are but officer them here might place the neighborhood in harm's way, the bomb squad drove the devices to an undisclosed location and detonated them. >> new at six. san francisco police arrest three suspects involved in a series of robberies. you can see the suspects enter the store and start breaking the glass display cases with hammers. two of them were armed with guns and held the owners at gunpoint police say the suspects-- arthur gonzalez, socorro santiago and gary green stole over $80,000 worth of jewelry. all three suspects were identified in two more robberies in san francisco. >> catherine: on to a developing story. the paralympic super star
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-- oscar pistorious-- is facing murder charges tonight. the south african man is accused of shooting his girlfriend. her body was found in his mansion today in the city of pretoria. stacy cohen has the story. >> reporter:the girlfriend of south african olympian oscar pistorius was found fatally shot in his home in south africa early thursday morning according to local authorities. stacey cohan has this report. the shooting happened inside the upscale pretoria, south africa home of olympian oscar pistorius -- according to police. they say he's been charged with murder-- and that he and his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp, were the only two people in the home at the time of the shooting. in keeping with south african law, pistorius will be named officially as the suspect when he makes a court appearance. pistorius rose to fame during the london olympics last year. he became the first double amputee to run in the olympic games. although pistorius failed to win a medal, his successful effort to compete in the games made him a role
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model across the globe -- earning him the moniker "blade runner". he was born with a congenital abnormality and lost both his legs before he was a year old. the 26-year-old athlete had been dating model, reeva steenkamp. here's what south african police said today. >> at this stage we can confirm that a young woman, age 30, did die at the scene of gunshot wounds. a 26- year-old man has been arrested and has been charged with the murder >> jacqueline: police say pistorius was the only person found at the house after the shooting. pistorius' spokeswoman says he's quote-- "assisting the investigation but there will be no further comment until matters become clearer later >> reporter:in washington i'm stacey cohan. >> catherine: the athlete was escorted to the police station this morning. he's said to be cooperating. police have not announced a motive yet for the killing. pistorious will be court tomorrow for a bail hearing. >> what a gorgeous day today
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with a lot of sunshine. this clear look with pleasant conditions. how warm did it get? this new record in the santa rosa, 69 degrees. napa, 68 everyone else, no record breakers. but 70 in oakland, san mateo, redwood city. and 73 degrees temperatures are still pretty comfortable. 60s and oakland. downtown san francisco. 61 in livermore. coming up details and cooling conditions. >> police identify == the charred body found inside the burnt cabin in big bear. and -- gun control still a the n-r-a fires back in response to president obama's state of the union address. the state of illinois voting
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to legalize gay marriage. whre the bill is headed next -- and the concerns republicans have if the bill passes.
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>> the latest in the cop killer investigation -- police have positively
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identified that the charred remains found in the burned cabin in the san bernardino mountains does in fact belong to suspected cop killer christopher dorner. this was the scene where the shootout with authorities led to a fire at the cabin. police are denying claims that the fire was intentionally set. they say it was caused by tear gas canisters. a couple spoke publicly about their ordeal when they discovered christopher dorner in their cabin. >> he spoke to us frequently saying that he would not kill us. he compared us to be yacht owner and san diego, we are just a means for transportation that is all i wanted from us. >>pam: the couple managed to free themselves and call police. meantime, dorner's ex- girlfriend is talking about
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her experience with the accused killer. been i think that when you have a profession where you work your entire life where everybody else is perhaps not lined up with your beliefs. after time i guess the stress could wear on you i could not the that it is justifiable for somebody to kill somebody because they are kille killing out out killir work. but chris would keep his of emotions bottled up and what not express his anger. >>pam: williams says she kind of expected this type of behavior and that dorner used to stress over work. >> catherine: in national news. the head of the n-r-a is firing back at president obama. criticizing comments he made during the state of the union address. he was talking to a nashville audience
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tonight.and says the president did not talk about keeping children safe at school. arguing that he's more interested in taking away the rights of americans. >> "a year ago i began to warn american gun owners all over this country that if re-elected president obama would set about dismantling the second amendment to our constitution of the united states. there were no more elections to worry about. the president would wait for the right political opportunity to exploit and launch the most aggressive destroy our second amendment >> catherine: the president used the state of the union address to make an impassioned plea for tougher gun control. and many people in the audience were the victims of gun violence. online rumors about the government wanting to buy up huge amounts of ammunition are true.but not necessarily for the reasons some fear. the homeland security department has confirmed now that it wants to buy more rounds of ammunition in the next several years. the department says it's needed for law enforcement valentine's day had special meaning this year for some same sex couples in illinois. the state senate voted to legalize gay marriage.
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that brings illinois closer to becoming the 10th state in the nation to do so.. lawmakers arproved the measure by a comfortable margin today. despite arguments from would be "forced" to hold same-sex marriage the bill now moves to the house -- where democrats hold a majority. >> temperatures pretty decent. san jose, 63. napa, 65 degrees. it is still really warm out there. santa rosa, 58. and a cool down. what we can expect for tonight? clear skies. mild friday, foggy and the weekend we are looking at cooler conditions by sunday. wet weather for next week. we will talk about that in your seven day forecast. right now, this ridge of high pressure is in control.
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overnight lows not as cold. it 40's and san francisco, upper 30's in the north bay. 42 in fremont. here is the high. seven is expected in santa clara, a lot of areas in the '70s 70's expected in santa clara. -- >> and also, temperatures and nice. above-average. 66 downtown san francisco. here your kron 4 7 day around the bay is a warm up for tomorrow. however, a bit of a cool down with clouds and '60s with 50s next week. >> new at six. a viral video helped fremont police arrest a woman suspected of stealing a package off the front porch of a fremont home. this is surveillance video taken last november.
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after 8-thousand views-- police received tips regarding the whereabouts of the suspect. police arrested this woman -- danielle gonsalves wednesday in connection with the package theft. police say the stolen mail, credit cards, and i-d's of other victims were in her possession at the time of the arrest. >> this is a live picture of the cruise ship. 4000 distressed passengers. hello?
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still ahead -- bay area homes see strong january sales. and fewer bay area homes sales are the strongest for january in six years. but reasearchers say the market's still far from normal. the san diego-based firm dataquick reports that about 5,500 homes were sold in the san francisco bay area last month. that's up more than 3 percent from january 2012. dataquick says the mortgage market is slowly moving toward normalcy. we will be back.
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(male announer) live from the bay area's news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> reporter: this developing story, from mobile, alabama. this cruise ship this asset to a rock. it has been at sea for five days. this cruise ship-was-at sea and this is said to arrive. this
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" triad i expected to be here between 7:30-9:00 p.m. it is called the " triumph " whit that on board fire. they have been without lights, air conditioning, heat and pour let are not working. it is being towed at 5 in a beach, the toilets 5 -- m.p.h.. if the toilet-are not working. many people were holding " .s.o.s.' signs. >>pam: many people
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to alter >> we are trying to get some information with eight on field reporter, phillipe djegal what can you tell us? with our field reporter? philippe? >> reporter: it seems to be a murder/suicide. it was on the 1800 block of a bermuda ave. it appears that the man who fired on the woman. there was another person inside of home and if that person notified someone outside of the home. that person, called 911. the was two people have been pronounced dead. the band, and the woman were romantically involved. they do not know why this
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happened. and the woman is presumed to be the victim and this is the fifth/sex homicide. and his is considered a suicide. >>pam: is the area in danger? >> not at this point. >> continuing our coverage and santa clarain san francisco.it was. revealed that everett basham allegedly threatened to assassinate state senator leland yee over his proposed gun control legislation. yee says the threat came 4 weeks ago via an email that investigators were able to trace to basham. he stated that he was a trained sniper and his email specific way certain weapons that he possessed and kill me everett basham is expected to be arraigned tomorrow afternoon for making a threat against a public offic1al as well as for a number of other charges related to the illegal items seized at his home.
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maureen kelly kron4 news elementary school is suppose to be the place where we mold our children into model citizens that's the preciption this chalk up was shot on the school grounds. the victim's mother had this to say who is ever responsible. >> please, turn yourself and my baby did not deserve that. >> and the san leandro, a haazig madyun kron 4. >> in san francisco, the $1
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billion anti-violence to a large crowd with attention to women who are victims of domestic violence. the organizers say that one in the three women will be beaten/rate. some participants are former victim's, students and even activists. they say that one in three women could be raped.. in their lifetime and how serious this issue really is. alecia reed, kron 4. >> and it was a very pleasant day today. livermore, 60s. mountain view, 63. napa, 59 degrees. half moon bay temperatures in oakland, nice and mild. san mateo, 60s. and
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>> now the reality. this is colonial acres elementary school in the cherryland section of hayward where at the beginning of the school year parents were given instructions one was not to use the school parking lot in fact there is a sign in english and in spanish that reads "staff and handicap parking only no student drop or pick up" but i watched as numerours parents totally ignored the rules and pull into the parking lot note this parent took full advantage of the disabled parking, except there was no disables placard visible now see these orange cones, they were placed there by the california highway patol because parents were crossing over the double set double yellow lines which is a big no no
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so what do parents do they just make the turn earlier like this parent . and this parent the school bus locations was also blocked so this school bus had a hard time getting a space the chp wrote numerour tickets the say before for some of the violation but parents keep doing it one parent told me they need to come up with a better parking situation, i think parents don't need to drive up to the school how about parking and walking in now watch this just as soon as the chp removes the orange comes the left turn violations contuine in hayward stanley roberts kron 4 news >> astronomers will be glued to a large asteroid makes a very close trip past earth! these are nasa radar images and illustrations of the asteroid. the 150-meter diameter rock is going to pass so close to earth, it will be even closer than some satellites! no need to worry, though; nasa scientists say it will definitely not hit the globe. astronomers say an asteroid
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this size would cause an explosion equivalent to a two-and-a-half megaton bomb. >> coming up your complete sports...
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the bay area market ranked only 28th in super bowl television ratings despite the 49ers participation. have the giants. with two world series titles in three years. passed up the 49ers as the number-one team in the bay area? speaking of the giants. spring training is here and there will be a lot of eyes on the progress of tim lincecum. who had a subpar regular season but was great out of the bullpen in the postseason. will he ever regain his old form as a starter? and if not could a relief role. possibly as a closer. be in his future? third baseman pablo sandoval was obviously fantastic in the world series. but. like lincecum. he had his struggles during the regular season. he was 10-15 last year with one of the worst run the averages. however, he is one of the best right now and he is ready to go their first exhibition game that your 23rd against the angels.
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>> the warriors new designed there is a delay. the proposed waterfront are read of. how are we nthey are redesigning this arena. this waterfront of reno would not allow for a cruise ship to dock toward they are working on this waterfront redesigning arena... and if you are the giants and to own the waterfront, and if the giants are worried about traffic jams. and the warriors' season starts in october. perhaps three or four conflicts. and remember our producer, goober and rainman here it has more
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of a sydney australian opera house. that is their vision for their new waterfront venue. and in the word of bed and leave. slippery something i am all for that, and in the words of -- mir at lead slip me something mayor ed lee -- >>pam: what ever is good for the city! >>gary: you are correct. the owner of the lakers has been hospitalized with cancer. he has not been seen in recent years that much. and he just came out today his children are running the team. his daughter is engaged to a former lakers coach, phil jackson.
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>> whenever a player says that i would not mind sitting out that is it. that is like i am thinking of retiring than you are already retired and lives rehabilitation from reconstructive knee caps for three. and the caps surgery kneecap surgery he is going to join his former coach. signing a two-year contract with this ben rothenberger's, in pittsburgh, so usually, that is a pretty good deal. and here is a valentine's story. hold onto something. kate
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upton . as i have said, she is one of the most charismatic cover girl since anna nicole smith. supposedly, she and justin verlander. have been updating. and as for the relationship? he says that he is single with out any desire to elaborate. do we have any pictures? >> we saw plenty. >> how are you doing? >> she is a very pretty girl. >>gary: pm is with me about don't exploit short- pam but we do not want but
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we do not mind those >> she had clothes on she was fully clothed. she had clothes on the issue wasn't naked! she was not fully naked! speaking of getting with the pictures catherine were used donned? >> catherine: i was shocked and disappointed. lala [laughter] kevin, medications? i don't know. last immunization shots? really? honey, what's my blood pressure medicine called? one time i took something and i blew up like a puffer fish.
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>>gary: catherine, what this cooling of this has led to some wide- >> this number one rated was baltimore. there are two reasons. the people will not admit it or not it was a beautiful day in the bay area. many people have gone out that date to run around. i think that harbaugh, kaepernick were starters and stars. matt cain and lincecum i think that the giants are a little bit ahead right now. with two
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championships in three years. >> catherine: you mentioned tam lincecum in spring training do you think that we are going to see something? >> a starter will make $20 million, a relief pitcher will make 6 million. and i was going to do a joke and you call him timmy timmy that drives me nuts. you always want to be a starting pitcher until it is too late. >> catherine: and paulson of alsandoval could he be able to hang in there? >> and sometimes, if i get a lot of the to have the and the ratings will suffer the same. the same with him. he is going to be falling because he is a natural hitter, i say that we leave him alone. and i will share
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you with her.